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Frequently Used Hip Codes

Hip CPT Codes

CPT Code 29861 CPT Code 29914
CPT Code 29862 CPT Code 29915
CPT Code 29863 CPT Code 29916

CPT Code: 29861

Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with removal of loose body or foreign body

Intraoperative services included in the global service package:

1. local infiltration of medication(s), anesthetic, or contrast agent before, during, or at the conclusion of the operation
2. suture or staple removal by operating surgeon or designee
3. surgical approach, with necessary identification, isolation, and protection of anatomic structures, including hemostasis and minor skin scar revision
4. obtaining wound specimen(s) for culture
5. wound irrigation
6. intraoperative photo(s) and/or video recording, excluding ionizing radiation
7. intraoperative supervision and positioning of imaging and/or monitoring equipment by operating surgeon or assistant(s)
8. insertion, placement, and removal of surgical drain(s), re-infusion device(s), irrigation tube(s), or catheter(s)
9. closure of wound and repair of tissues divided for initial surgical exposure, partial or complete
10. application of initial dressing, orthosis, continuous passive motion, splint or cast, including traction, except where specifically excluded from global package
11. synovial resection for visualization
12. hip arthroscopy, diagnostic (eg, 29860)

Intraoperative services not included in the global service package:

1. supplies and medication (eg, code 99070, HCPCS Level II codes)
2. insertion, removal, or exchange of nonbiodegradable drug delivery implants (eg, 11981–11983)
3. hip arthroscopy, with chondroplasty, abrasion arthroplasty, or labral resection (eg, 29862)
4. hip arthroscopy, with synovectomy (eg, 29863)

Medicare global fee period: 90 days

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CPT Code: 29862

Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with debridement/shaving of articular cartilage (chondroplasty), abrasion arthroplasty, and/or resection of labrum

Intraoperative services included in the global service package:

1. local infiltration of medication(s), anesthetic, or contrast agent before, during, or at the conclusion of the operation
2. suture or staple removal by operating surgeon or designee
3. surgical approach, with necessary identification, isolation, and protection of anatomic structures, including hemostasis and minor skin scar revision
4. obtaining wound specimen(s) for culture
5. wound irrigation
6. intraoperative photo(s) and/or video recording, excluding ionizing radiation
7. intraoperative supervision and positioning of imaging and/or monitoring equipment by operating surgeon or assistant(s)
8. insertion, placement, and removal of surgical drain(s), re-infusion device(s), irrigation tube(s), or catheter(s)
9. closure of wound and repair of tissues divided for initial surgical exposure, partial or complete
10. application of initial dressing, orthosis, continuous passive motion, splint or cast, including traction, except where specifically excluded from global package
11. preparation and insertion of synthetic bone substitutes, osteoconductive and osteoinductive agents (eg, hydroxyapatite, calcium phosphates, coral, methylmethacrylate, demineralized bone matrix, bone morphogenetic proteins), except where specifically excluded
12. minor synovial resection for visualization
13. hip arthroscopy, diagnostic (eg, 29860)

Intraoperative services not included in the global service package:

1. supplies and medication (eg, code 99070, HCPCS Level II codes)
2. insertion, removal, or exchange of nonbiodegradable drug delivery implants (eg, 11981–11983)
3. arthroscopic removal of loose or foreign bodies greater than 5mm or through a separate incision (eg, 29861)
4. hip arthroscopy, with synovectomy (eg, 29863)

Medicare global fee period: 90 days

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CPT Code: 29863

Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with synovectomy

Intraoperative services included in the global service package:

1. local infiltration of medication(s), anesthetic, or contrast agent before, during, or at the conclusion of the operation
2. suture or staple removal by operating surgeon or designee
3. surgical approach, with necessary identification, isolation, and protection of anatomic structures, including hemostasis and minor skin scar revision
4. obtaining wound specimen(s) for culture
5. wound irrigation
6. intraoperative photo(s) and/or video recording, excluding ionizing radiation
7. intraoperative supervision and positioning of imaging and/or monitoring equipment by operating surgeon or assistant(s)
8. insertion, placement, and removal of surgical drain(s), re-infusion device(s), irrigation tube(s), or catheter(s)
9. closure of wound and repair of tissues divided for initial surgical exposure, partial or complete
10. application of initial dressing, orthosis, continuous passive motion, splint or cast, including traction, except where specifically excluded from global package
11. preparation and insertion of synthetic bone substitutes, osteoconductive and osteoinductive agents (eg, hydroxyapatite, calcium phosphates, coral, methylmethacrylate, demineralized bone matrix, bone morphogenetic proteins), except where specifically excluded
12. hip arthroscopy, diagnostic (eg, 29860)

Intraoperative services not included in the global service package:

1. supplies and medication (eg, code 99070, HCPCS Level II codes)
2. insertion, removal, or exchange of nonbiodegradable drug delivery implants (eg, 11981–11983)
3. arthroscopic removal of loose or foreign bodies greater than 5mm or through a separate incision (eg, 29861)
4. hip arthroscopy, with chondroplasty, abrasion arthroplasty, or labral resection (eg, 29862)

Medicare global fee period: 90 days

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CPT Code: 29914

Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with femoroplasty (ie, treatment of cam lesion)

Intraoperative services included in the global service package:

1. local infiltration of medication(s), anesthetic, or contrast agent before, during, or at the conclusion of the operation
2. suture or staple removal by operating surgeon or designee
3. surgical approach, with necessary identification, isolation, and protection of anatomic structures, including hemostasis and minor skin scar revision
4. obtaining wound specimen(s) for culture
5. wound irrigation
6. intraoperative photo(s) and/or video recording, excluding ionizing radiation
7. intraoperative supervision and positioning of imaging and/or monitoring equipment by operating surgeon or assistant(s)
8. insertion, placement, and removal of surgical drain(s), re-infusion device(s), irrigation tube(s), or catheter(s)
9. closure of wound and repair of tissues divided for initial surgical exposure, partial or complete
10. application of initial dressing, orthosis, continuous passive motion, splint or cast, including traction, except where specifically excluded from global package
11. preparation and insertion of synthetic bone substitutes, osteoconductive and osteoinductive agents (eg, hydroxyapatite, calcium phosphates, coral, methylmethacrylate, demineralized bone matrix, bone morphogenetic proteins), except where specifically excluded
12. hip arthroscopy, diagnostic, synovectomy debridement shaving of articular cartilage, abrasion arthroplasty, and/or resection of labrum (eg, 29860, 29862,29863)

Intraoperative services not included in the global service package:

1. supplies and medication (eg, code 99070, HCPCS Level II codes)
2. insertion, removal, or exchange of nonbiodegradable drug delivery implants (eg, 11981–11983)
3. arthroscopic removal of loose or foreign bodies greater than 5mm or through a separate incision (eg, 29861)
 

Medicare global fee period: 90 days


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CPT Code: 29915

Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with synovectomy

Intraoperative services included in the global service package:

1. local infiltration of medication(s), anesthetic, or contrast agent before, during, or at the conclusion of the operation
2. suture or staple removal by operating surgeon or designee
3. surgical approach, with necessary identification, isolation, and protection of anatomic structures, including hemostasis and minor skin scar revision
4. obtaining wound specimen(s) for culture
5. wound irrigation
6. intraoperative photo(s) and/or video recording, excluding ionizing radiation
7. intraoperative supervision and positioning of imaging and/or monitoring equipment by operating surgeon or assistant(s)
8. insertion, placement, and removal of surgical drain(s), re-infusion device(s), irrigation tube(s), or catheter(s)
9. closure of wound and repair of tissues divided for initial surgical exposure, partial or complete
10. application of initial dressing, orthosis, continuous passive motion, splint or cast, including traction, except where specifically excluded from global package
11. preparation and insertion of synthetic bone substitutes, osteoconductive and osteoinductive agents (eg, hydroxyapatite, calcium phosphates, coral, methylmethacrylate, demineralized bone matrix, bone morphogenetic proteins), except where specifically excluded
12. hip arthroscopy, diagnostic, synovectomy debridement shaving of articular cartilage, abrasion arthroplasty, and/or resection of labrum (eg, 29860, 29862,29863)

Intraoperative services not included in the global service package:

1. supplies and medication (eg, code 99070, HCPCS Level II codes)
2. insertion, removal, or exchange of nonbiodegradable drug delivery implants (eg, 11981–11983)
3. arthroscopic removal of loose or foreign bodies greater than 5mm or through a separate incision (eg, 29861)
 

Medicare global fee period: 90 days

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CPT Code: 29916

Arthroscopy, hip, surgical; with synovectomy

Intraoperative services included in the global service package:

1. local infiltration of medication(s), anesthetic, or contrast agent before, during, or at the conclusion of the operation
2. suture or staple removal by operating surgeon or designee
3. surgical approach, with necessary identification, isolation, and protection of anatomic structures, including hemostasis and minor skin scar revision
4. obtaining wound specimen(s) for culture
5. wound irrigation
6. intraoperative photo(s) and/or video recording, excluding ionizing radiation
7. intraoperative supervision and positioning of imaging and/or monitoring equipment by operating surgeon or assistant(s)
8. insertion, placement, and removal of surgical drain(s), re-infusion device(s), irrigation tube(s), or catheter(s)
9. closure of wound and repair of tissues divided for initial surgical exposure, partial or complete
10. application of initial dressing, orthosis, continuous passive motion, splint or cast, including traction, except where specifically excluded from global package
11. preparation and insertion of synthetic bone substitutes, osteoconductive and osteoinductive agents (eg, hydroxyapatite, calcium phosphates, coral, methylmethacrylate, demineralized bone matrix, bone morphogenetic proteins), except where specifically excluded
12. hip arthroscopy, diagnostic, synovectomy debridement shaving of articular cartilage, abrasion arthroplasty, and/or resection of labrum (eg, 29860, 29862,29863)

Intraoperative services not included in the global service package:

1. supplies and medication (eg, code 99070, HCPCS Level II codes)
2. insertion, removal, or exchange of nonbiodegradable drug delivery implants (eg, 11981–11983)
3. arthroscopic removal of loose or foreign bodies greater than 5mm or through a separate incision (eg, 29861)
 

Medicare global fee period: 90 days





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